Virtual Field Trip Details
VFT Information
Title:Nicodemus National Park - Kansas
Description:Formerly enslaved African Americans left Kentucky in organized colonies at the end of the of post-Civil War Reconstruction period to experience freedom in the "promised land" of Kansas. Nicodemus represents the involvement of African Americans in the westward expansion and settlement of the Great Plains. It is the oldest and only remaining Black settlement west of the Mississippi River.

The Nicodemus National Park can adapt their presentation based on your focus of study.  

As a follow up to the VFT, you are requested to complete a post event reflection at http://goo.gl/GMpSvg
Subject(s):Social Science
Grade Levels:Grade 7Grade 8Grade 9Grade 10Grade 11Grade 12
VFT Type:Talk to the Expert
Meeting Time:Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday between 9am - 3pm CST except 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Duration:40 minutes
Registration Info:To register for one of the Denali National Park Service programs go to http://goo.gl/UuiO9e
Tech Requirements:Video conferencing systems or desktop applications such as Lifesize ClearSea, Zoom.
Additional Cost Info:

Provider Information
Provider Name:National Park System
Description:Our Mission - The National Park Service cares for special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage.

Since 1916, the American people have entrusted the National Park Service with the care of their national parks. With the help of volunteers and park partners, we safeguard these more than 400 places and share their stories with more than 275 million visitors every year.

Taking care of the national parks and helping Americans take care of their communities is a job we love, and we need and welcome your help and support.
Contact:Park Ranger
Phone Number:605-433-5361